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Jul 16, 2011 2:00am EDT
chart has given a lot over the years. we call it the big shot. in the last few years, change has happened in terms of the long-term stability, brief moments of disturbance, changes in 60 years of stability. we reinvented work practices and other practices. what has happened now is in the last 10 years, we are moving to a different kind of infrastructure proven by the digital loss of competition. now we find having a world in which we have constant disruption nearly every year. the challenge is how do you start to leverage that rather than fear that in terms of driving innovation in? it will not slow down for the next 30 or 40 years. let me say this personally. i can recapitulate the last 10 years of my life. it took me from this class to cloud computing come into graphic processing, that is scientific computing a fraction of the cost, now into a very limited form of competing. i have had to relearn almost everything i knew as a computer scientist. dealing with the plains regarding amazon and microsoft. i had to think about how to move these processing units. there are single proc
Jul 25, 2011 10:00am EDT
money for a tiny wheel, about this big, the onus is on the defense department to get these costs under control. i do not think congress will just let them come especially with the budget coming down, looked the other way. host: megan scully with "national journal." and the piece is called "the pentagon premium." thank you for joining us. we will be back at 7:00 a.m. we go to the floor of the house of representatives. continue beyond 11:50 a.m. the chair recognizes the gentleman from oregon, mr. blumenauer, for five minutes. mr. blumenauer: we begin another week in political wonderland. the dow falls 100 points at the opening bell. what is it that we should do? well, if we had the knowledge and problem solving skills of college sophomore economic students or women in a church study group, before the week is out we would establish some simple steps. first, we would understand that in a divided government with real economic challenges no one group is allowed especially those representing a minority of opinion to have their way entirely. we would begin by repealing the silly debt ceiling
Jul 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
-- are hardly think people were that surprised. >> your resignation -- one of the big issues is the question of morale. are stopped last week by an officer who described embarrassment to senior police. a real concern about more route or a number of changes and there are number of rules. you're the first to clean this up on the more outside. and what they can do to restore that? >> us support public and private messages -- i will be doing that before i go. i had spoken to many police officers since my resignation. they spoke about their pride even though they don't feel they could walk away with it might interfere with their discharges in a few years so in a similar way in many areas of the organization there is great pride. what are point to is we have to restore some confidence. it is about -- we do have to make sure the meeting doesn't restore the public's fairness around this one hacking issue. >> i want to take you back to your resignation statement where you stated you had no reason to suspect involvement in phone hacking. no reason or no knowledge of the expense of the disgraceful prac
Jul 21, 2011 2:00am EDT
. they were not told. is it not there? he did exactly what they should not do. >> he makes a very big point. when you see what he said, he saw that it was cleared in advance. we do not live in a country or the prime minister's ordering who should be arrested. >> he made a statement on monday. there were two words that were not mentioned. we were not in a situation where his best buddy was working for us. did he know that neil wallace was giving advice? >> no. . i did not know that. i was unaware of that. i think this is important. one of the issues is the transparency and information that there was. there was no hiding the fact that they had this. >> i want to thank you for the announcement. he has said that all governments have been far too close to the media giants. that means no more back door living to no. 10. there are cabinet papers. there are recommendations for it to be implemented. >> i accept the plea make about transparency. there are of official business meetings with media executives. with relation, the fact is not whether he came in through the back or front door, but was it d
Jul 20, 2011 7:30am EDT
at this if there is evidence of illegal activity than big questions have to be answered and i am sure the leader of the opposition will ask those questions and make sure -- >> were there any meetings between neil wallace and mr. coulson when he was working for the prime minister at number 10 downing street? >> i don't have that information. far worse for me to give an answer that could turn out to be inaccurate. i will get back to you with that information. >> members on this side are right. want as to move on from excessive focus on this issue but are ask the prime minister how he is able to end the practice of journalism regularly paying police officers for a quick scooped? >> we need to do a number of things. the police investigation into corruption which is overseen by someone on the outside and work to improve the ethics and standards but also there will be the inquiry which will do a job of working on this on the panel of the former chief constable, understanding how the police service works and we can deal with this problem. >> i feel confident in the police being affected by allegations
Jul 12, 2011 6:00am EDT
production order. it is the lot about a big corporation which -- whatever it is, that is a lot. [talking over each other] >> you previously had to go through another investigation and pursued a very sorrow and robust investigation. can you explain the difference there and the difference here? >> if i can. it is a matter of coming up with the evidence that we should have had in 2005/6 and in 2009. that has resulted in a huge investigation that they will be thinking about which is following the evidence. we simply were not provided that material when we should have been. >> how the wait until the evidence in this scandal -- you were not able to do so? >> there were a lot of inquiries. i am sure a lot of them now. there were a number. [inaudible] >> the process is not followed yet and the evidence -- never been criticized for in number of causes but that is -- >> i am going to hand you a list of names of all the guardian blog that sets out a number of people who have been warned by operations concerning the fact that their homes have been -- i want you to look at it and to see whether or not you
Jul 13, 2011 2:00am EDT
stop making social security requirements, there would be a big crisis. at least, in that case, it would not actually lead to a default. it could adversely affect our future ability to borrow. host: republican line from pennsylvania. good morning. caller: good morning. my question is how much are we paying for people who did not really pay in to social security and did not work like these kids who are hooked on drugs, alcohol, stuff like that and are collecting s.f.i. how much money? host: i think that is out of the area of the expertise of our guest. to ocean city, new jersey. you are on the air. caller: hello. good morning, america. i kind of do not agree with the republican agenda. i just wanted to make that statement. i really feel like they want to take away benefits to people on social security, yet they give subsidies to billionaire oil companies. to me, that does not make any sense. social security is, sort of, an asset. as far as the constitution, one crazy question. we are talking about impeachment of the president. is there any way that the general public can remove members of
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